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Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix's Festival Introduces Inaugural Fan Fest

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

The Fan Fest was free to the public and featured large, interactive displays from sponsors, a large tent where guests watched the boats launch and watched the races and live music.

Friends of Barefoot Beach Preserve: Volunteers Supporting the Preservation of the Coastal Environment Since 1990

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: Bonita & Estero

The Friends of Barefoot Beach Preserve was born in 1990 and has been a growing team ever since—joined by many who are also concerned with preservation of the coastal environment.

Owner of Red Headed Witches Talks Costumes, Local Partnerships & Their Second Hogwarts Event

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: Cape Coral

Guests of the event can learn a spell from a Harry Potter cosplayer, take the potions class, enjoy a butter beer (non-alcoholic), and play the local version of quidditch.

Our Guide to the Perfect Cape Coral Staycation

By Kevin, Jul 19, 2017, Categories: Cape Coral

From parks and beaches to fine dining and plenty of local events, Cape Coral has tons of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

By Kevin, Jul 20, 2017, Categories: Times of the Islands

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.

Visitor Center to be Built at Lovers Key After Legislators Approve Nearly $4M in Funding

By Kevin, Jul 17, 2017, Categories: Gulf & Main

A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles.

Lee County Schools on the Rise in Florida After New Preliminary District Grades are Released

By Kevin, Jul 17, 2017, Categories: Gulf & Main

Superintendent credits Vision 2020 program for recent successes throughout Lee County schools.

5 Summer Reading Recommendations by Sarasota County Libraries

By Kevin, Jul 13, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

Whether it's for an easy day at the beach, summer learning programs, a long car ride, or a rainy day at home, the Sarasota County libraries have you covered.

Royal Scoop Hosts Contest, Awards Local Ice Cream Creation: 'Sticky Fingers'

By Kevin, Jul 13, 2017, Categories: Bonita & Estero

2017 Flavor Creation winner Rylan will enjoy one year of free ice cream at Royal Scoop for his delicious creation: Sticky Fingers.

City of Cape Coral Encourages Play in July in Celebration of National Park and Recreation Month

By Kevin, Jul 08, 2017, Categories: Cape Coral

Discover the power of play this July when Cape Coral Parks & Recreation joins municipalities from across the country to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month.




  • Woody Brubaker

    08/25/2017
    12:00AM

    Woody Brubaker has spent an astounding and productive fifty-seven years in the music business. An...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    08/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Stress Less Friday with Heather and Anna

    08/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Give yourself one whole day to focus on slowing down and being mindful, grateful, and full of opt...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Surrealist Summer Exhibit

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    August 4 - 25, 2017 What is real? What is imaginary? This exhibition aims to merge the two. Su...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    08/25/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Sunset Celebration at Times Square

    08/25/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Live Music, Food and Fun at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach


  • Jah Movement Reggae Band

    08/25/2017
    05:00PM

    Jah Movement Reggae Band return our FREE outdoor concert series Friday Fest bringing their infect...


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    08/25/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    08/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Summer Singer Songwriter Competition

    08/25/2017
    07:30PM — 10:30PM

    The Singer Songwriter Competition is the last date in the Sounds of Summer Concert Series by Isla...


  • Three Crooked Steps

    08/25/2017
    08:30PM — 11:30PM

    Three Crooked Steps is a SWF three piece versatile band playing music you simply cannot mistake f...


  • Triathlon Swim Program

    08/28/2017
    07:00AM — 08:30AM

    Calling all Sanibel Triathletes! Are you training for an upcoming triathlon and would like to imp...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    08/28/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    08/28/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    08/28/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    08/28/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Raku & You

    08/28/2017
    05:30PM

    Raku is a centuries old pottery glazing and firing process. The technique produces a lustrous, of...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/28/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    08/28/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/28/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/04/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/11/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...